ASUS ZenFone 3 Max Nougat update released

ZenFone 3 Max Nougat

ASUS has released the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for the ASUS ZenFone 3 Max. Time to start tapping that system update button.

Nougat for ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL)

ASUS announced the update on ZenTalk. No other details were mentioned, except that the update is available and that it will update the ZenFone 3 Max ZE553KL from Marshmallow to Nougat. The version number 14.0200.1704.119 via OTA. To check if you have it, go to Settings> About> System Update.

If you haven’t gotten the update yet, relax. According to ASUS, it will take up to a week until all ZenFone 3 Max get it.

Oh and although the post on ZenTalk is entitled for ZenFone 3 Max, the poster erroneously put ZenFone 3 Deluxe on the model name.

The ASUS ZenFone 3 Max balances price, battery life and performance. It features a 5.5-inch display, an octa-core Snapdragon 430 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage and a large 4,100 mAh battery. It has a retail price of Php10,990 and available in ASUS concept stores and retailers nationwide. Be sure to check out our review here.

ASUS ZenFone 3 Max (ZC553KL) specs:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD Display (1920 x 1080); 2.5D Contoured Glass
  • 64-bit 1.40 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Processor
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage +microSD up to 128GB via 2nd SIM Slot
  • 16MP Main PixelMaster Camera w/ f2.0, Laser AF, LED Flash
  • 8MP Front Camera w/ f2.0, HDR
  • Dual SIM (Micro + Nano/microSD)
  • LTE Support
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • ICE power Enhanced Speaker; Dual Mic
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow with ZenUI 3.0
  • 4,100 mAh Battery w/ Reverse Charging Feature
  • Dimensions: 149 x 76 x 8.05 mm; 150 g
  • Colors: Titanium Gray, Glacier Silver, Sand Gold

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[source: ZenTalk; via: Android Police]

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  1. Pls dont!!am having problem right now with my data connection…f**k this

  2. This update is absolutely horrible. My phone is having serious charging issues since the update. Phone is almost useless now. Don’t update.

  3. tOotSieLiCiOuS Reply

    should I update my system to nougat?, for those who already updated their system, is there any problem or error after? or does the update makes your phone works better?

  4. Ritabelle Joy Razon Reply

    I just wanna ask a question regarding with my Asus Zenfone Max 3 5.5. I just received an update with a nougat update so I clicked yes to download however I decided to stopped the download. I’m a bit worried If I won’t get any other updates on it. Will I still received an update again? What will happen? Please help me?

    • Bryan Reply

      Hi. Don’t worry. You will keep getting updates as long as Asus keeps releasing it for your phone :-)

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